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Two dead, including Spokane Valley resident, in I-90 crash with semi near Kellogg

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 4, 2020

Two people died, including a Spokane Valley resident, after their car crossed the median and was hit by a semi-truck Wednesday morning on Interstate 90 near Kellogg.

At 4:18 a.m. Sunday, the Idaho State Police responded to a crash on I-90 near milepost 53.

A 1998 Nissan Maxima with three occupants was traveling west on I-90 when the car crossed over into eastbound traffic, according to the Idaho State Police.

The sedan was hit by a Freightliner semi-truck driven by Michael Moore, 29, from Goldsboro, North Carolina, officers said.

Two occupants of the Nissan, Tony Allen, 49, from Spokane Valley, and Jade Martin, 25, from Las Vegas, were thrown from the car, the state police said. Both Martin and Allen were pronounced dead on scene. Both were not wearing seatbelts at the time of impact, according to the state police.

It’s unknown who was driving the vehicle, the agency said. Rear passenger Jennifer Petek, 37, from Suquamish, Washington, was taken to the hospital. Petek was wearing her seatbelt, the state police said.

Moore and his passenger, Jibril Moore, 26, were uninjured. The road was blocked for six hours but has since reopened, ISP said.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing, according to the state police.

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